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Bacardi Gold rum is manufactured in Puerto Rico where it is distilled from fermented molasses. It is then filtered through charcoal and aged in charred oak barrels for between 1 and 2 years. Unlike Bacardi Superior, Bacardi Gold is only filtered once.
Bacardi's official logo, a fruit bat, dates to 1862 when founder Don Facundo Bacardi found fruit bats living in rafters of the building he bought to house the distillery. Bats are considered an omen of good luck in Cuba and have emblazoned Bacardi rum bottles ever since.
This an ok rum, but it's very plain compared to most other rums. Smell isn't great; a hint of vanilla over alcohol, and the taste is also ordinary for a rum - it's also alcohol with a small hint of vanilla. Pretty easy drinking at 40%abv, but there's much better out there.
By itself, this rum is fairly plain, tasting and smelling mostly of just alcohol. I happened to have some ginger ale on hand, so I tried that instead of my regular diet coke. It mixes really nicely with the ginger ale, but it's not as well rounded as I would prefer. Okay in a pinch, but there are plenty of other rums, and even Bacardi varieties, that are more sufficient.
basic crap that mixes OK with canned coca cola.
whole bottle gone.... not really drunk so doubting the 40 % rating.
All my ratings in here comes from straight up.
This is dreadfull for that.
Nose is OK, some vanilla, some spices and weak touch of fruit the alcohol dominates though.
Taste is dreadfull: Alcohol, more alcohol, dominates the plate
Aftertaste: some oak and a burn..
NOT for sipping... Blend only. Dreadfull balance.
Better than any white rum, not really a sipping rum.
Not bad as a rum and coke and a lot more flavour than the superior , better still buy the Barcardi 8 , its worth the extra.
The brother of the Bacardio Blanco. A little bit softer and fuller of flavor. But only for in the mix.
Sugar: 0 to 5 gpl. The Bacardi Gold Rum is a small notch higher than the Bacardi white rum. While not good enough to be used as a sipping rum, it's good enough for mixed drinks. I would choose this over the white for mixed drinks, but there are better rums out there for mixing. If you are on a budget and serving to rum and coke drinkers, then pick this one.
Aging in casks for two years doesn't do much for one of the worlds most popular rums. It is still rather bland and missing the rich vanilla and caramel hints that you usually get from similar style rums.
Of the many rums I have tried(near 100 different types), this is by far my least favorite. Branding is all it has going for it. The strong scent of rubbing alcohol it has over powers any taste it might have. Be it straight or in a mixed drink, this will be a sure way to ruin the flavor. I can tell if this is what a bartender used by only sniffing a mixed drink. I am sure gasoline has a similar aftertaste.
Makes a decent Rum and Coke. Not smooth enough for sipping.
I stick to the other opinions and recommend it to mix. You won't enjoy it straight up- to be fair: i think/hope this rum isn't meant to
idéal pour les cocktail de début de soirée, mais sa s'arrète la, pour le prix on en demande pas plus!
Nothing special, basic bacardi for coctails. I cant sipp it
most definitely something to use as a mixer only . Drink strait up only if stuck on desert island and you need a buzz
Zo základných určite. Toto bolo aj pitelné. Kľudne by som si ho dal ešte raz.
Bueno pero para mezclar en tragos o con cola.
Goed voor in een cola mix, maar weinig smaak. Niet duur.
This rum just doesn't grab me. It's OK as a mixer but after trying several others, this lacks the depth of flavor found in other similarly priced gold rums.
I really like the color of BC. Its not much complexity to it but it does well in mixed drinks. I will keep it on hand as a standby for events.
The rum you leave out so if your high school kids steel some of your liquor that is what they take ... Not the good stuff
This is my favorite rum by Bacardi.
Didn´t like it! Maybe you can mix it with coke. Too harsh!
My rum/coke standard. Easy to find and not too expensive. Let's you know you have a alcohol drink right away. I would like to find a more flavorful mixer in the low price range.
Bacardi Gold rum review by The Pirate King
Bacardi Gold Rum review by the Ultimate Rum Guide